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Delayed spend figures show total G-Cloud sales of £1.39bn
By Neil Merrett
Spend through outgoing Digital Services Framework reaches £82.1m as of August 2016, with central government dominating Digital Marketplace demand
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Home Office reassures emergency services and Whitehall watchdogs over ESN “risk”
By David Bicknell
Home Office accepts NAO report recommendations but “does not agree” on “judgement about the Department’s acknowledgement of programme’s risk”
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Humber and Yorkshire forces select Sopra Steria for shared CSI needs
By Neil Merrett
Collaboration body seeks to go live with shared command and control system from next April with view of managing resources from a single site
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Police Scotland works on its post-i6 vision and strategy
By David Bicknell
Force has created a ‘transformation team’ to capitalise on the knowledge gained through the i6 project
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Fire service spend data published on common national procurement needs
By Neil Merrett
Home Office publishes per unit costs of purchases by 45 organisations across England in bid to encourage collaborative buying; direct comparison of information said to be complicated
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Sunderland council abandons technology partner procurement
By Neil Merrett
Proposed opportunity had sought vendor to oversee council’s ICT transformation plans and wider framework agreement to potentially serve regional public service providers
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Home Office insists ESN 2019 switchover on track
By David Bicknell
Impact of Brexit and worries from NAO head Sir Amyas Morse over Whitehall priorities will not affect rollout of new network starting in 2017, Home Office says
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Scottish Police Authority agrees to terminate i6 contract
Mutual agreement reached between stakeholders including Accenture to end operational system agreement and reconsider IT options
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Competition authority clears Motorola's acquisition of Airwave
By David Bicknell
Approval removes any regulatory concern that could have delayed ongoing development of the Emergency Services Network
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Tri-borough and BT to collaborate in £200m London ICT framework
By David Bicknell
Agreement covering range of ICT products and services will be open to public sector users across London, with health sector organisations a key target
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Home Office and English national parks agree emergency services accord
By David Bicknell
ESMCP document confirms need to develop mobile network infrastructure while respecting national parks environment
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Sloppy human error still prime cause of data breaches
By David Bicknell
FOI data from ICO reveals usual failings: loss of paperwork, data sent to wrong recipients, insecure disposal of hardware and paperwork, loss or theft of unencrypted devices, and failure to redact data
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May tells PCCs: go and design and deliver reform
By David Bicknell
Home Secretary says PCCs are at the heart of future reform and wants them to start proposing areas where funding is needed to improve capability, including digital policing
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New open standard launched to speed up blue-light response times
By David Bicknell
Following on from the government's work to develop ESN, the Cabinet Office, GDS and the DfT have driven the creation of an open "digital" standard for emergency service IT interfaces to try and slash response times
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KPMG to supply Microsoft Dynamics as part of Southern forces' ERP deal
By David Bicknell
Surrey, Sussex and Thames Valley police forces will adopt the Microsoft Dynamics platform with a planned go live date of the end of 2017
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